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12 Steps Simplified

Many people who struggle with an addiction will avoid getting treatment because they believe that the 12 step treatments are all about being religious. The truth is that someone who needs this type of treatment can be religious, but they don’t have to be. If you are struggling with addiction, hopefully, by our Through the

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How Does Spirituality Help in Recovery

There are a range of things that can help in recovery from an addiction and/or mental health disorder. One of the main things that is focused on during many treatment programs is spirituality. The primary reason for this is that everyone’s personal experiences are unique to their life. They must find and work with their

Relationships in Recovery

Relationships in Recovery Relationships intersect with every aspect of a person’s life. Without relationships, life would feel unfulfilling, empty and pointless. Relationships give people’s lives more meaning. They help to define us and bring us joy. There are relationships you might have with family members, friends, co-workers, neighbors and others. They offer you encouragement, support

Do 12 Step Programs Work?

When A.A. (Alcoholics Anonymous) started during 1935, there were 2 members - only the founders. Now, there are more than 2 millions people and over 125,000 kinds of groups - every addict and alcoholic in the world can get the support they need. Sure, even with the support from these meetings, there are still

Recovery – from alcohol or other drugs

Recovery – from alcohol or other drugs is built on the foundation of many paradoxical relationships. Characterized by words like forgiveness, healing, reconciliation, and humility, recovery requires us to be willing to grow along spiritual lines. In order to achieve these principles, our old ideas must be destroyed entirely. Recovery is comprised of prolonged suffering […]